Membership is an attestation that we belong to the modern Latvian business community.
Dace Silava-Tomsone, Managing Partner, COBALT
The event kicked off with opening remarks by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice Janis Bordans, the U.S. Ambassador in Latvia Nancy Bikoff Pettit, the President of AmCham Latvia Ingrida Karina-Berzina and Member of the Management Board of Citadele Banka, Slavomir Mizak. Live music was performed by the National Armed Forces Sea Orchestra with the national anthems and classic big band hits as well as an aspiring jazz band Apple Express.
Festivities included a wide variety of food and beverages, charity raffle, games and contests, activities for children, all provided by the sponsors. Guests feasted a choice of American classics: burgers from McDonald's and Radisson Blu Hotels, Cannelle Bakery's American bagels and El Gringo nachos among others.
AmCham is a place to meet representatives of other industries and understand the business environment.
Signe Velina, Market Access Manager Latvia of Johnson & Johnson